Saturday, 16 August 2008

Gunung Yellow 1,667m

Date: 16 Aug 2008 - 17 Aug 2008 [2D/1N]
Location: Gunung Yellow, Gunung Pass - Cameron Highlands
Altitude: 1,667m ASL
Difficulty: 4.9/10 (
Trail length: 5.8km
Camera: Canon EOS 350D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DCFilter: none
Post editing: PS CS3
Organizer: Lucy
Members: Doreen, Lucy, Uncle Yong, MC, Dan, Kah Fai and Khai Chern. 
My reason to go there: Gunung Yellow is beautiful….

Mountains reached:
Gunung Yellow/大黃山峰 (1667m)
Gunung Pass/柏士山峰 (1587m)

16 Aug 08
12:30 - 4wd pick up at Guan Di temple at Kg Rajah.
13:30 - Start from Simpang Pulai-Cameron highway Perak/Pahang border
18:00 – Reach Gunung Yellow/大黄山

17 Aug 08
10:00 - Leave Gunung Yellow/大黄山 
13:45 - Exit to Simpang Pulai-Cameron highway Perak/Pahang border
4wd pick back to Kg Rajah Guan Di temple.

Rewards of this trip 
- We saw the Luna eclipse -
- Clear sky, beautiful morning view
- Nice camp site at Gunung Yellow
- Lots of White moss/Club moss [lichen] at Gunung Yellow
- Water point has clear and clean water this time
I could clearly see Gunung Suku(left) and Gunung Chabang(right) from Gunung Yellow

Challenges of this trip 
- Some sandfly at the campsite of Gunung Yellow
- A few leeches, very few…
- It rained on day 1
- My tom yam soup failed 

- Guide: NIL
- 4WD Fees: RM20/pax
- Entrance fees: NIL
- Camp site fees: NIL
- Food: I think it was RM27.00/person
- Transport: RM150 x 2 cars (Passengers AA share petrol + tol cost - Drivers don't pay)

- I love it … easy trail + beautiful scenery = 2 thumbs up!